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What are some easter eggs that went wrong and resulted in unintended consequences, e.g programmer(s) being fired, monetary losses, even human life loss, etc? Please share.
The question was locked two years ago and has in its four year lifespan only garnered 1764 views as of the time of this writing.
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meh at the best. Though most are not an easter egg by any definition and just personal annoyances and anecdotes or unintended consequences.
My Dad once changed the login screen for an in-house software, that he developed, to a simple and cheerful christmas greeting. Management was not amused.
There really isn't any redeeming qualities to it. I contend that with its low views and very poor answers it doesn't have any historical significance and should be deleted.
Oct 7, 2015 at 13:39
I'm going to give the community a chance to disagree, but I think it should be deleted. I don't think that the low view count warrants the historical lock. The net score of the question and top answers is also rather lackluster. There's also not that much insightful (from my perspective, anyway) in the answers, either.
Oct 7, 2015 at 13:42
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